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Derek Short

June 24, 1937 — June 22, 2023

Derek Short, 85, of St. George, Utah, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2023. Derek was born in Hartlepool, England, on June 24, 1937, to Stanley and Elaine Short.
He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hiking, kayaking, Bear Lake and playing tennis. Derek was a brick mason and built many LDS ward-houses, key Salt Lake City landmarks, and helped build the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Tanya, his children, Jeff (Lee) and Darren (Teresa), stepchildren Natasha Wagoner (Matt), Sheila Ewell (Adam), Patrick Powell (Shawnelle), Easton Powell, his grandchildren, Aaron, Mikael, Austin, Meghan, Cameron and Spencer, ten step-grandchildren, as well as his brothers Raymond (Margaret), Stanley (Julie), Melvin (Vickie) and sisters Elaine (Steve), Maureen (George), Valerie (Drew), as well as his many dear, wonderful friends. Derek is reunited in heaven with his late wife Connie and son Kirk.
A celebration of life will be held at 4pm on July 21st, at Mountain View Mortuary in Cottonwood Heights.
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Celebration of Life
July 21, 2023 at 4:00-6:00 PM
Memorial Mountain View Mortuary
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